USA: Murray's Chickens calls for consumer protection amid concern regarding overuse of antibiotics and mad cow disease
A chicken processor is joining The World Health Organization, the Sierra Club, and the Union of Concerned Scientists in advocating the elimination of antibiotics as a growth stimulant for livestock. The recent furor concerning the overuse of antibiotics and animal by-products in chicken feed and other meal, coupled with the lack of disclosures in labeling, should be a wake-up call for Americans says Murray Bresky, Chairman of Murray's Chickens that provides a 100% vegetable-based diet for its chickens which are grown without the use of antibiotics.
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